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Washington Wizards (25-47)

Sun. 8/9 Tue. 8/11 Thu. 8/13
@ OKC 
L 103-121
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vs. Mil 
L 113-126
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@ Bos 
W 96-90
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Bryant's 26 lead Wizards past Celtics for 1st win in restart

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) Thomas Bryant had 26 points and nine rebounds to help the Washington Wizards beat the Boston Celtics 96-90 on Thursday for their lone win in the restart.

Troy Brown Jr. added 17 points and eight rebounds for the Wizards, who had long been eliminated from the playoff race and had lost their first seven games in the bubble. The Wizards avoided being the only winless team in the restart.

Washington coach Scott Brooks knew coming in the focus would be on building toward next season. Bradley Beal, second in the league this season at 30.5 points per game, opted out of the restart with a lingering shoulder issue. Davis Bertans, No. 2 on the Wizards in scoring and a top 3-point threat, didn't want to risk injury with free agency ahead. And All-Star guard John Wall missed the entire season recovering from a torn Achilles tendon.

Points: Bradley Beal30.5
Rebounds: Thomas Bryant7.2
Assists: Bradley Beal6.1
FG%: Bradley Beal45.5%
Steals: Bradley Beal1.25
Blocks: Ian Mahinmi1.16
Defense (Rank)
Points: 119.1 (29)
Rebounds: 46.2 (25)
Assists: 25.2 (22)
FG%: 48.8% (29)
FT%: 77.8% (19)
3P%: 37.6% (27)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 114.4 (7)
Rebounds: 42.0 (28)
Assists: 25.0 (12)
FG%: 45.7% (21)
FT%: 78.8% (11)
3P%: 36.8% (9)
Southeast Division
  W L Pct GB
xy-Miami 44 29 .603 --
x-Orlando 33 40 .452 11.0
Charlotte 23 42 .354 17.0
Washington 25 47 .347 18.5
Atlanta 20 47 .299 21.0
Full Standings
Date Player Transactions
7/17/2020 Jarrod Uthoff Signed for the Rest of the Season
7/1/2020 Jerian Grant Signed for the Rest of the Season
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Date Player Status
8/9/2020 Shabazz Napier Sprained right ankle
7/7/2020 Bradley Beal Right rotator cuff
6/22/2020 Davis Bertans Opted out of season
8/1/2019 John Wall Torn ACL
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